Caesars to Launch First Cross-Border US Poker Sites
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Caesars to Launch First Cross-Border US Poker Sites

April 16th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Caesars Interactive Entertainment is planning to launch its new cross-border poker platforms in the US on May 1. Reported by New Jersey gaming correspondent Wayne Parry on April 16, the news is the first confirmed action since...
Erik Seidel and Others Sue Alleged Super Bowl Ticket Scammer Ali Fazeli
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Erik Seidel and Others Sue Alleged Super Bowl Ticket Scammer Ali Fazeli

April 13th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Poker pros Erik Seidel and John Juanda are suing a fellow player for more than $1 million after falling victims to an alleged Super Bowl ticket scam. Following the indictment of high stakes gambler Seyad Reza Ali Fazeli (aka Ali...
Ruling Against Big Fish Games Forces PokerStars Out of Washington State
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Ruling Against Big Fish Games Forces PokerStars Out of Washington State

April 9th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
A court ruling against Big Fish Games has forced PokerStars to close its free play platform in Washington State. Following the recent ruling that social casino games violate local gambling laws, the worlds largest poker operator...
PokerStars Celebrates SCOOP Anniversary with Bumper Prizepool
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PokerStars Celebrates SCOOP Anniversary with Bumper Prizepool

April 6th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
SCOOP 2018 is going to give away at least $65 million in prize money as well as five Platinum Passes worth $30,000 each. Since launching in 2009, the annual Spring Championship of Online Poker has continued to grow in size, but...
Poker Players Alliance Could Fold After Fundraiser Flop
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Poker Players Alliance Could Fold After Fundraiser Flop

April 2nd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
US online poker players could be about to lose one of their biggest advocates after the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) failed in its bid to raise $25,000 in public donations. When the PPA announced that it was experiencing...
PokerStars Divides Opinions with Split Hold’em Launch
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PokerStars Divides Opinions with Split Hold’em Launch

March 30th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The PokerStars innovation team has been working overtime recently to put the finishing touches on its latest online poker creation Split Hold’em but not all players seem to be in love with the end result. Announced on March 28,...
Low Stakes Players to Face Rake Increase at PokerStars
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Low Stakes Players to Face Rake Increase at PokerStars

March 21st, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
PokerStars is increasing its rake for all MTTs with a buy-in below $20 as part of its ongoing effort to maintain “maximum flexibility” in a rapidly changing iGaming world. Announced on March 20, the changes will formally come...
Unibet Enters Europe’s Liquidity Sharing Pool
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Unibet Enters Europe’s Liquidity Sharing Pool

March 19th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
Unibet and Betclic can now share playerpools between France, Portugal, Spain and Italy after ARJEL gave both operators the regulatory greenlight. Following the enactment of a liquidity sharing pact between the aforementioned...
Poker Players Alliance Calls for Help as Future Hangs in the Balance
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Poker Players Alliance Calls for Help as Future Hangs in the Balance

March 5th, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) is calling on all players to help it continue the fight for online poker in the US by raising $25,000 before the end of March. Following a public notice at the end of February, the PPA has emailed...
Matt Savage Claims Top Honor at American Poker Awards
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Matt Savage Claims Top Honor at American Poker Awards

February 23rd, 2018 | by Jason Reynolds
The fourth annual American Poker Awards wrapped up recently and among the winners this year was veteran tournament director, Matt Savage. In what’s becoming one of the glitziest nights in poker, the American Poker Awards saw...